Vipal Celebrates Automechanika Participation

Vipal recently celebrated its first participation in Automechanika, the auto industry expo held in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The event was marked by the scale that is typical of the region: 2,017 exhibitors from 58 countries in 14 pavilions. Vipal’s participation was thanks to the company’s partnership with Sindipeças (the National Association of Brazilian Auto Parts Manufacturers). Vipal’s experience in the expo has not only strengthened the brand in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, which are important markets where the company sees good possibilities for growth, but also allowed the company to make contact with more than 50 companies from eleven countries.

“We had the opportunity to establish invaluable contact with companies from Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, India, Turkey, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Madagascar,” commented Vipal’s overseas business coordinator, Dijan Rigo.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

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